Depression

Dealing with passive aggressive behaviour

Dealing with passive aggressive behaviour

We’ve all come across passive aggressive behaviour. In fact, we may be guilty of it ourselves from time to time. However, some people display passive aggressive behaviour persistently. It becomes a habit that is difficult to break and has a negative effect on relationships. So how do you spot passive aggressive behaviour and what is

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Coping when Friends are Falling Pregnant but you Can't

Coping when Friends are Falling Pregnant but you Can’t

There is a line that countless women cross every day – the one that sees them shift from ‘Simply Female’ to ‘Prospective Mum’. The decision to try for a baby is thrilling. It’s life changing. And for the majority of women the new status of ‘Prospective Mum’ shifts to ‘Happily Pregnant’ relatively quickly. But for

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Signs Your Partner Maybe Cheating

Signs Your Partner Maybe Cheating

Sometimes we are intuitive regarding our relationships and just know when something’s not right. In those circumstances we might be bold enough to ask our partner if we suspect they are cheating, but quite often even if they are we will be told “no”. We may be even led to believe that it’s all in

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What happens if maternal instinct doesn't kick in

What happens if maternal instinct doesn’t kick in

No matter what your views on babies and children before you fall pregnant, once a woman conceives it’s expected that maternal instinct will suddenly appear from nowhere. But for some expectant and new mums that just isn’t the case. What is maternal instinct? The Collins English Dictionary defines maternal instinct as: “The natural tendency that

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how to deal with a neighbour from hell

How to deal with a neighbour from hell

Your home should be your sanctuary; somewhere you feel relaxed and at peace. So what do you do when a neighbour is determined to shatter that peace and quiet you long for with loud music or inappropriate parking? Think it over If you are bothered by something a neighbour does, take time to consider if

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deliberate self harming

Deliberate self harming

Self-harm can be a delicate topic to broach with your kids. If you suspect or discover that your child or teenager is deliberately hurting herself then you will probably have lots of questions. You may not be sure how to handle the situation without making it worse and might not know where to turn for

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